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We found 7 neurologists who accept Coventry near Akron, OH.

Dr. Bruce Howard Cohen, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Neurology
215 W Bowery Street
Akron, OH
 

Dr. Bruce Cohen is a pediatric neurology specialist in Akron, OH. Dr. Cohen has a 4.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. He honors Coventry, Coventry Bronze, Coventry Silver, and more. He is a graduate of Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University. His medical residency was performed at New York-Presbyterian Hospital, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, and The Neurological Institute of New York. Distinctions awarded to Dr. Cohen include: Best Doctors Best Doctor; Best Doctor Best Doctor Best Doctor; and Best Doctor U.S. News Best Children's Hospitals - Neurology and Neurosurgery. He is professionally affiliated with Akron Children's Hospital.

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Dr. Cynthia C Bamford, MD
Specializes in Neurology
13 W Exchange Street
Akron, OH
 

Dr. Cynthia Bamford's area of specialization is neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). Her areas of expertise include the following: migraine, chronic headache, and occipital nerve block. She is professionally affiliated with Cleveland Clinic. Dr. Bamford accepts Coventry, Coventry Bronze, and Coventry Silver, as well as other insurance carriers. Before performing her residency at the University Hospitals, Cleveland, Dr. Bamford attended Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine. She has received professional recognition including the following: Cleveland Super Doctors.

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Dr. Susan K Kerins, MD, PhD
Specializes in Pediatric Neurology
215 W Bowery Street; Suite 4400
Akron, OH
 

Dr. Susan Klein is a pediatric neurology specialist in Akron, OH. Coventry, Coventry Bronze, and Coventry Silver are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Klein honors. Dr. Klein's education and training includes medical school at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and residency at UH Rainbow Babies & Children's Hospital. She is professionally affiliated with Akron Children's Hospital.

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Dr. Lucyna Z Zawadzki, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Neurology
215 W Bowery Street; Suite 4400
Akron, OH
 

Dr. Lucyna Zawadzki is a specialist in pediatric neurology. Coventry, Coventry Bronze, and Coventry Silver are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Zawadzki takes. She attended Wayne State University School of Medicine and subsequently trained at Beaumont Hospitals and a hospital affiliated with the University of Colorado Denver for residency. Dr. Zawadzki is affiliated with Akron Children's Hospital.

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Dr. Chinasa Nwankwo, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Neurology, Neurophysiology
215 W Bowery Street; Suite 4400
Akron, OH
 

Dr. Chinasa Nwankwo is an Akron, OH physician who specializes in pediatric neurology and neurophysiology. Dr. Nwankwo is professionally affiliated with Akron Children's Hospital. She attended the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Rockford and the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago for medical school and subsequently trained at UH Rainbow Babies & Children's Hospital for residency. She takes Coventry, Coventry Bronze, and Coventry Silver, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Clinical interests: Epilepsy, Medication

Dr. Vivek Veluchamy, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Neurology
215 W. Bowery Street; Suite 4400
Akron, OH
 

Dr. Vivek Veluchamy is a medical specialist in pediatric neurology. He takes Coventry, Coventry Bronze, and Coventry Silver, as well as other insurance carriers. After completing medical school at Bangalore University and Bangalore Medical College and Research Institute, he performed his residency at Toledo Children's Hospital. Dr. Veluchamy has received the following distinction: U.S. News Best Children's Hospitals - Neurology and Neurosurgery. He is professionally affiliated with Akron Children's Hospital.

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Specializes in Pediatric Neurology
1 Perkins Square
Akron, OH
 

Dr. Abdalla Abdalla works as a pediatric neurologist in Akron, OH. Coventry, Coventry Bronze, and Coventry Silver are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Abdalla takes.

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What is Neurology?

Neurology is the study of the brain and nervous system, including the spinal cord and nerves. Disorders of the nervous system can affect many parts of the body, and a neurological exam must be quite thorough. A neurologist examining a new patient will check for any issues with:

  • motor skills (the way your brain and muscles work together)
  • sensory skills (sight, hearing, taste, touch and smell)
  • nerve function
  • coordination and balance
  • changes in mood or behavior

A neurologist can order different kinds of tests to check the function of the brain and nerves. These tests may include a head CT scan (a type of 3-dimensional x-ray), an electroencephalogram (which measures the electrical impulses inside the brain), an MRI (a detailed image of the brain or spinal cord), or electromyography (which uses electricity to test nerve function). The results of the exam and the tests help neurologists diagnose and form treatment plans for disorders like multiple sclerosis, tremors, stroke, and migraine headaches.

Some neurological problems, such as certain brain tumors, may require surgical treatment. Since neurologists do not perform surgery, they will refer patients who need operations to a surgical subspecialist, such as a neurosurgeon. Beyond surgery, a neurologist might recommend any of the following treatments:

  • medication (such as interferon for MS or topiramate for migraines)
  • laser therapy (class IV laser treatment is sometimes used to alleviate peripheral neuropathy pain)
  • physical therapy (stretches and exercises can increase balance and range of motion, helping patients to move more easily and with less pain)

Therapies such as these can improve quality of life for patients dealing with neurological disorders. Neurologists help their patients sense and interact with the world at their very best.